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Grandparents are important… important enough to have a day, September 12th   this year, dedicated to them. Are grandparents a large portion of the population? Ten years ago, the census revealed 2.7 million grandparents provided a grandchild’s basic needs; imagine what the 2020 census will show. Grandparenting allows more time to spend with growing youngsters than […]


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It is no surprise Seniors have become the prime targets for elder scams. They are often left feeling helpless, confused, and embarrassed after being tricked by total strangers. It is important to recognize the most common types of elderly scams and learn how you and your loved ones may avoid becoming victims of scam artists. […]


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Winter often evokes memories of soft flannel pajamas, snowball fights, hot cocoa with marshmallows, and time spent around the fireplace with family and friends. The harsh reality of winter for many Seniors however is increased joint pain and stiffness due to arthritis. Why Is Arthritis Worse in Winter?   Studies show many who suffer from […]


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As Seniors advance in age, additional medications may be prescribed to alleviate the new ailments and illnesses associated with the aging process. Medication management is a challenging task for older adults and caregivers. The management of multiple prescriptions is complex as drugs, generics, dosages, and methods of receiving them vary.   Medication management is crucial […]


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Fewer meals and smaller portions are common with advancing age. A shift in eating Patterns and preferences does more than change diets, it decreases social activity. Meal preparation is an exceptional way for Seniors with dementia to stimulate their brain activity. Cooking, baking, and serving involves more than one skill, all of which are important […]


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Smartphone apps have now become common in the technological makeup of our worlds. There are apps for reminding us to drink water, help identify flora and fauna, organize finances, and even how to do our taxes. App abilities are endless; however, Seniors may feel challenged with an additional piece of technology. Bridge to Better Living […]